TFF Diary 28/11/17

After a fantastic weekend of racing both sides of the Irish Sea, I predict that we witnessed numerous high-class performances with the standout for many being Bristol De Mai's demolition of his Betfair Chase rivals. There is no doubt that Nigel Twiston-Davies' stunning grey is a much better animal when there is ease underfoot [...]

By | 2017-11-28T16:31:46+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Grant Copson, TFF Blogs|

TFF Diary 25/10/17

The news that Fayonagh lost her life in a gallops accident this morning is not only heartbreaking for everyone associated to the Gordon Elliott stable but also to the wider racing public. She was the standout performer in the bumper ranks last term and had already made a smooth transition to the novice hurdling [...]

By | 2017-10-25T17:02:44+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Grant Copson, TFF Blogs|

Fortune A Real Loss For Elliott Et Al

Leading National Hunt trainer Gordon Elliott was dealt a devastating blow over the weekend as the high-class 4-year-old, Mega Fortune, lost his life following a horrible final flight fall. It was something that no doubt hit Elliott and his team harder than most, but it was nice to see so many heartfelt tweets about last [...]

By | 2017-10-09T18:29:40+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Grant Copson, TFF Blogs|

Enable, Death Duty and an eye-catcher

It is quite unbelievable that Enable made her debut on the all-weather at Newcastle at the back-end of last season. Now, there hasn't been many multiple Group 1 winners that have started their careers on artificial surfaces, but she proved that you have to keep your eye on the ball when it comes to [...]

By | 2017-10-03T20:59:15+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Grant Copson, TFF Blogs|

Cracksman’s absence a bitter blow

The news that Cracksman will miss the Arc on Sunday is a huge blow for the sport, there is no getting away from that fact. It is even more disappointing that connections are looking to re-route to the Champion Stakes at Ascot over 10f, which in my opinion is a race that is unlikely [...]

By | 2017-09-26T14:06:20+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Grant Copson, TFF Blogs|